What's on

Current and upcoming events, exhibitions, talks and tours.


IRS seminar

Ambulance Trains

The forgotten story of the ambulance trains used to evacuate sick and injured troops on an unprecedented scale during the First World War.

Free for all

All year round


A parent and two children looking at the replica Rocket locomotive

Easter Family Fun

We’ve engineered three weeks of Easter fun at the museum, including a treasure hunt! We’ll ignite your curiosity and get you working together as a family.

24 Mar 2018 - 15 Apr 2018


Gallery at the National Railway Museum with glass cases displaying railway-related objects


Discover the intricate details of railway history through seldom-seen objects from our vast collection of more than one million items.

Free for all

All year round

Background: 'Skegness is so Bracing' LNER Poster